#WindowsPhone #Microsoft – Microsoft Release Date, News & Update: Products Price Slashed; Brings New Nokia Phone, Last Lumia Phone; Surface Phone Next Year? : Microsoft has price slashed more of its devices from last year. The Lumia 950 which was released in October 2015 is now selling with a $100 discount.
Two Surface devices that rolled out last year are also getting huge discounts. Both the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book are getting a $150 markdown. The discounted devices has lead to speculation that the upcoming Microsoft devices are ready for release.
If rumors are true, the Surface Phone, Surface Pro 5 and Surface Book 2 may be expected to roll out soon. The Microsoft Lumia 950 is now selling at $299. However the handset is AT&T locked.
Microsoft is also selling an unlocked Lumia 950 with a Continuum Display Dock that costs $99 making the unlocked variant priced at $399. This is said to be spot on for Windows 10 smartphones with the Snapdragon 808 chipset, 3GB RAM and 20MP rear camera.
Microsoft is also giving buyers $150 worth of gift cards to buyers of a Surface Pro 4 with 256GB storage, 8GB RAm and Core i5 processor, and a Surface Book with the same specs and a dedicated CPU.
On the other hand, those who opt for a higher model of the Surface Book will get a direct $150 savings. The discount is only for a limited time until Oct.1,Windows Central reported. On the other hand, the gift card may be used until September 2017.
Meanwhile, rumor has it that the Lumia devices are getting price slashed because of the Surface Phone which is slated to arrive soon. Microsoft Surface Phone is believed to run on Kaby Lake processor with 8GB RAM, 21MP rear camera and a fingerprint scanner in the display, Phone Arena reported.